Tag: Egypt

Energy3i developing waste-based biofuels project in Egypt

Energy3i developing waste-based biofuels project in Egypt

May 19, 2022 |

In Egypt, Dr. Yasmine Fouad, Minister of Environment met with representatives of Energy3i to discuss the possibility of executing a project to convert waste to biofuel in Fayoum. Dr. Fouad emphasized that Egypt is currently implementing a new solid waste management system with a different vision that depends on making the most of solid waste […]

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Egypt signs two MOUs for developing green fuels

Egypt signs two MOUs for developing green fuels

April 20, 2022 |

In Egypt, Prime Minister Dr. Mostafa Madbouly witnessed the signing ceremony for two Memoranda of Understanding promoting green fuels in the Suez Canal Economic Zone.  The first MOU is among the General Authority of Suez Canal Economic Zone, the Sovereign Fund of Egypt, the Egyptian Electricity Transmission Company, the Authority of New and Renewable Energy, […]

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Egypt, US discuss partnership to launch waste-to-biofuel project

Egypt, US discuss partnership to launch waste-to-biofuel project

August 10, 2021 |

In Egypt, the Zawya news agency reports that 3i Energy are exploring a partnership with the Ministry of Environment to develop biofuel production from Municipal Solid Waste that could produce hydrogen, paraffin and fertilizer as co-products. The ministry has been working to establish MSW infrastructure including recycling and landfills, allowing for the 3i Energy technology […]

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Egypt announces $100M ethanol project at Damietta Port

Egypt announces $100M ethanol project at Damietta Port

April 14, 2021 |

In Egypt, Business Today Egypt reports the petroleum and mineral resources minister has announced the development of a $100 million ethanol facility in Damietta Port that will produce 100,000 metric tons of renewable fuel annually. The project is being developed by the newly launched government-owned Egyptian Company for Bioethanol in an effort to reduce fuel […]

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Egypt undertakes feasibility study for $110M molasses-based ethanol plant

Egypt undertakes feasibility study for $110M molasses-based ethanol plant

May 26, 2020 |

In Egypt, Egypt Today reports the Ministry of Petroleum, Mining, and Mineral Resources has undertaken a feasibility study for a proposed $110 million ethanol plant. The facility would use molasses as feedstock and discussions are currently underway with sugar producers to create MOUs for feedstock supply. Egypt is one of the few countries in the […]

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Egypt looks to convert 220,000 minibuses to biodiesel

Egypt looks to convert 220,000 minibuses to biodiesel

December 10, 2019 |

In Egypt, Reuters reports that while the government is pushing drivers to convert passenger vehicles to dual-fuel systems that will integrate the use of LPG, further driving a policy that has been in place since the 1990s for taxis and minibuses but is receiving mixed reviews from private drivers, it is also seeking to increase […]

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Egypt’s Delta Sugar to invest $2 million equity in planned molasses ethanol plant

Egypt’s Delta Sugar to invest $2 million equity in planned molasses ethanol plant

September 4, 2019 |

In Egypt, local press reports that Delta Sugar company is planning to invest $2 million in the Egyptian Petrochemicals Holding Company’s molasses-based ethanol plant that is under development. The investment, which accounts for 5% of the project’s equity, will be paid out over two years. The deal between the two companies appears to still be […]

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Hilton in Egypt teams with local company to supply UCO for biodiesel production

Hilton in Egypt teams with local company to supply UCO for biodiesel production

October 25, 2017 |

In Egypt, Hilton announced a deal to collaborate with Tagaddod, a biodiesel producer using used cooking oil as feedstock, to supply around 1.5 metric tons of UCO from 15 of its hotels in the country per month. Because biodiesel isn’t consumed domestically, the ICCC-certified fuel will be exported to France, the United Kingdom, Italy and […]

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Egyptian research lab moving forward with UCO/jatropha aviation biofuel

Egyptian research lab moving forward with UCO/jatropha aviation biofuel

May 10, 2017 |

In Egypt, following three years of R&D, researchers from the National Research Center’s Department of Chemical Engineering have developed aviation fuel using a combination of used cooking oil and jatropha oil, though algal oils and palm oil have also been trialed in the mix. Using sewer water to irrigate the jatropha trees helps to keep […]

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Egypt shipped ethanol to Europe in 2015 and is targeting Africa in 2016

Egypt shipped ethanol to Europe in 2015 and is targeting Africa in 2016

January 19, 2016 |

In Egypt, the Egyptian Sugar and Integrated Industries Company succeeded in exporting 20,000 metric tons of ethanol to European countries in 2015 and is currently negotiating an offtake agreement for another 50,000 tons to an Indian company located in Egypt. The state-owned company is also looking at opportunities to market both ethanol and sugar to […]

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